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Charles Dimont

Charles Dimont asserts that few small countries have had such a variety of alien rulers as Malta, and yet maintained such a highly distinctive identity.

Illustration of the Demerara rebellion of 1823

Charles Dimont traces the establishment and development of Britain's South American dependency.

Gibraltar harbour antique engraving by Gabriel Bodenehr, c.1704.

Gibraltar provides one of the examples of how the British Empire was 'acquired in a fit of absence of mind'. 

Charles Dimont traces the background and development of the song.